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Efficacy and Safety of Insulin Degludec/Insulin Aspart in Insulin-naïve Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Using Two Dosing Regimens (BOOST™)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01365507
First Posted: June 3, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
  Purpose
This trial is conducted in Asia and North America. The aim of this trial is to compare the efficacy and safety of insulin degludec/insulin aspart (IDegAsp) once daily in insulin-naïve subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus when using two different titration algorithms (dose individually adjusted) as add-on to subject's ongoing treatment with metformin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: insulin degludec/insulin aspart Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Trial Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Insulin Degludec/Insulin Aspart Once Daily in Insulin-naïve Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus When Using Two Different Titration Algorithms (BOOST™: SIMPLE USE)

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in Glycosylated Haemoglobin (HbA1c) [ Time Frame: Week 0, week 26 ]
    Change from baseline in HbA1c after 26 weeks of treatment.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) [ Time Frame: Week 0, week 26 ]
    Change from baseline in FPG after 26 weeks of treatment.

  • Rate of Treatment Emergent Adverse Events (AEs) [ Time Frame: Week 0 to Week 26 + 7 days follow up ]
    Corresponds to rate of AEs per 100 patient years of exposure. Severity assessed by investigator. Mild: no or transient symptoms, no interference with subject's daily activities. Moderate: marked symptoms, moderate interference with subject's daily activities. Severe: considerable interference with subject's daily activities, unacceptable. Serious AE: AE that at any dose results in any of the following: death, a life-threatening experience, in-subject hospitalization/prolongation of existing hospitalisation, persistent/significant disability/incapacity/congenital anomaly/birth defect.

  • Rate of Confirmed Hypoglycaemic Episodes [ Time Frame: Week 0 to Week 26 + 7 days follow up ]
    Rate of confirmed hypoglycaemic episodes per 100 patient years of exposure (PYE). Confirmed hypoglycaemic episodes consisted of severe hypoglycaemia as well as minor hypoglycaemic episodes. Severe hypoglycaemic episodes were defined as requiring assistance to administer carbohydrate, glucagon, or other resuscitative actions. Minor hypoglycaemic episodes were defined as able to treat her/himself and plasma glucose below 3.1 mmol/L.

  • Rate of Nocturnal Confirmed Hypoglycaemic Episodes [ Time Frame: Week 0 to Week 26 + 7 days follow up ]
    Rate of nocturnal confirmed hypoglycaemic episodes per 100 patient years of exposure (PYE). Confirmed hypoglycaemic episodes consisted of severe hypoglycaemia as well as minor hypoglycaemic episodes. Severe hypoglycaemic episodes were defined as requiring assistance to administer carbohydrate, glucagon, or other resuscitative actions. Minor hypoglycaemic episodes were defined as able to treat her/himself and plasma glucose below 3.1 mmol/L. Nocturnal hypoglycaemic episodes were defined as occurring between 00:01 and 05:59 a.m.


Enrollment: 276
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: April 2012
Primary Completion Date: April 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: IDegAsp Simple Drug: insulin degludec/insulin aspart
Insulin degludec/insulin aspart injected subcutaneously (under the skin) once daily. Dose individually adjusted.
Other Name: IDegAsp
Experimental: IDegAsp Step wise Drug: insulin degludec/insulin aspart
Insulin degludec/insulin aspart injected subcutaneously (under the skin) once daily. Dose individually adjusted.
Other Name: IDegAsp

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes (diagnosed clinically) for 24 weeks or longer prior to randomisation (visit 2)
  • Insulin naïve subjects (Allowed are: Previous short term insulin treatment no longer than or equal to 14 days in total; Treatment during hospitalisation or during gestational diabetes is allowed for periods longer than 14 days in total)
  • Current treatment: Metformin alone or metformin in any combination of 1 or 2 additional OADs (oral anti-diabetic drug) including an insulin secretagogue (sulfonylurea or glinide), dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-IV) inhibitors, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors or thiazolidinediones (TZDs) - all with unchanged dosing for at least 12 weeks prior to randomisation (visit 2). Metformin dose, alone or in combination (including fixed combination), must be at least 1000 mg daily
  • HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) 7.0-10.0% (both inclusive)
  • BMI (Body Mass Index) below or equal to 45 kg/m^2
  • Ability and willingness to adhere to the protocol including self measurement of plasma glucose

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with GLP-1 (glucagon like peptide) receptor agonists within the last 12 weeks prior to randomisation (visit 2)
  • Recurrent severe hypoglycaemia (more than one severe hypoglycaemic event during the last 12 months) or hypoglycaemic unawareness as judged by the Investigator (trial physician)
  • Previous participation in this trial. Participation is defined as randomised. Re-screening is allowed once during the recruitment period
  • Known or suspected hypersensitivity to trial products or related products
  • The receipt of any investigational drug within 4 weeks prior to randomisation (visit 2)
  • Anticipated significant lifestyle changes during the study, e.g. shift work (including permanent night/evening shift workers) as well as highly variable eating habits
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01365507


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01365507     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN5401-3844
U1111-1117-0558 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
First Submitted: May 31, 2011
First Posted: June 3, 2011
Results First Submitted: October 19, 2015
Results First Posted: November 20, 2015
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin degludec, insulin aspart drug combination
Insulin
Insulin Aspart
Insulin, Long-Acting
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs